Eight injured in Kashmir grenade blast


Srinagar: four troopers and four civilians were injured on Wednesday in a grenade explosion in Jammu and Kashmir’s Anantnag district, police said. bomb-blast-1

“Militants hurled a grenade at a posse of CRPF (Central Reserve Police Force) troopers at K.P. Road. Four civilians and four troopers were injured in this grenade explosion,” a police officer said.

“The target appears to be the road opening party (ROP) of the CRPF,” he added.

The injured were shifted to a hospital and the area has been cordoned-off for searches.

No guerrilla group has so far owned responsibility for the attack.